The 20 best cities for finding a job in 2016

Business Insider Natalie Walters1/23/2016 These job markets are hot this year If your motto is "new year, new job," you may also want to consider a new city. As it turns out, places like Austin and Salt Lake City are better for job seekers than New York City and Los Angeles right now, according to … Continue reading The 20 best cities for finding a job in 2016

INVASIVE SPECIES: Tree-infesting beetle found in Riverside

INVASIVE SPECIES: Tree-infesting beetle found in Riverside The polyphagous shot hole borer, an invasive species from Asia, attacks more than 40 different kinds of trees. There is no known way to treat the pest. By MARK MUCKENFUSS / STAFF WRITER Published: March 21, 2016 Updated: March 22, 2016 8:39 a.m.  beetle that has devastated vegetation … Continue reading INVASIVE SPECIES: Tree-infesting beetle found in Riverside

One Disadvantage to Buying a House

  One More Disadvantage of Buying a House: Longer Commutes From Citylab 3/11/16 Prospective homeowners might want to consider the additional time they’d spend getting to and from work. Stephen Lam / ReutersThe time Americans spend commuting each day is getting longer, up from less than 44 minutes a day three decades ago to right … Continue reading One Disadvantage to Buying a House

16 Totally Doable DIY Projects

16 Totally Doable DIY Projects That All Solve More Than One Problem Because 2 > 1. posted on Mar. 7, 2016, at 8:01 a.m. Ashley McGetrick BuzzFeed Staff View this image › Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed ID: 8120562 1. This darling divider that doubles as a mirror: View this image › ana-white.com Change your clothes and … Continue reading 16 Totally Doable DIY Projects

The U.S. Cities Winning the Battle Against Brain Drain

The U.S. Cities Winning the Battle Against Brain Drain College-educated workers add considerably to local economies, but some places do much better at retaining them. Richard Florida Mar 15, 2016 f11photo / Shutterstock.com Over the past decade or so, cities and metros across the United States have greatly increased their efforts to retain college graduates. … Continue reading The U.S. Cities Winning the Battle Against Brain Drain

The best countries to live your life

U.S. News & World Report U.S. News and World Report Staff 1/20/2016 Just like companies and people, countries develop their own distinctive reputation – their own “brand.” What follows are the No. 1 countries on 14 topics, according to the results of the 2016 Best Countries rankings. From starting a career to retirement; from being … Continue reading The best countries to live your life

REAL ESTATE: Inland home equity picture improves

REAL ESTATE: Inland home equity picture improves A report shows Inland values rose, bailing out some underwater mortgages From Press Enterprise 3/10/16   Home equity data released Thursday show the Inland area continues to climb out of the depths of the housing crisis – which at one point had 1 in 2 Inland homes under … Continue reading REAL ESTATE: Inland home equity picture improves

Housing markets where buyers will find true bargains

From Business Insider 1/22/16 The term "bargain" is used generously in real estate. But when it comes to buying a house, how do you know if you're truly getting a deal? Online real estate listing site Trulia decided to find out if homes listed on its site and claiming to be a "bargain" — or something … Continue reading Housing markets where buyers will find true bargains

The 14 Most Popular Paint Colors (They Make A Room Look Bigger!)

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